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Theasaurus: Mischief

17 Bible Verses about Mischief

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 7:16

His mischief shall fall back in return upon his own head, and his violence come down [with the loose dirt] upon his own scalp.

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with You -- "they who frame and hide their unrighteous doings under [the sacred name of] law?

Exodus 21:23

But if any damage follows, then you shall give life for life,

Proverbs 4:16

For they cannot sleep unless they have caused trouble or vexation; their sleep is taken away unless they have caused someone to fall.

Proverbs 24:16

For a righteous man falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.

Psalm 28:3

Drag me not away with the wicked, with the workers of iniquity, who speak peace with their neighbors, but malice and mischief are in their hearts.

Job 15:35

They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity, and their inmost soul hatches deceit.

Psalm 36:4

He plans wrongdoing on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not reject or despise evil.

Isaiah 32:6

For the fool speaks folly and his mind plans iniquity: practicing profane ungodliness and speaking error concerning the Lord, leaving the craving of the hungry unsatisfied and causing the drink of the thirsty to fail.

1 Samuel 23:9

David knew that Saul was plotting evil against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring the ephod here.

Nehemiah 6:2

Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, Come, let us meet together in one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they intended to do me harm.

Proverbs 10:23

It is as sport to a [self-confident] fool to do wickedness, but to have skillful and godly Wisdom is pleasure and relaxation to a man of understanding.

Proverbs 24:2

For their minds plot oppression and devise violence, and their lips talk of causing trouble and vexation.

Acts 13:10

And said, You master in every form of deception and recklessness, unscrupulousness, and wickedness, you son of the devil, you enemy of everything that is upright and good, will you never stop perverting and making crooked the straight paths of the Lord and plotting against His saving purposes?

From Thematic Bible


Mischief » Who falls into mischief

Proverbs 13:17

A wicked messenger falls into evil, but a faithful ambassador brings healing.

Proverbs 28:14

Blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) is the man who reverently and worshipfully fears [the Lord] at all times [regardless of circumstances], but he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Proverbs 24:16

For a righteous man falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.

Isaiah 47:10-11

For you [Babylon] have trusted in your wickedness; you have said, No one sees me. Your wisdom and your knowledge led you astray, and you said in your heart and mind, I am, and there is no one besides me. Therefore shall evil come upon you; you shall not know the dawning of it or how to charm it away. And a disaster and evil shall fall upon you that you shall not be able to atone for [with all your offerings to your gods]; and desolation shall come upon you suddenly, about which you shall know nothing or how to avert it.

Proverbs 11:27

He who diligently seeks good seeks [God's] favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come upon him.

More verses: Proverbs 17:20

Mischief » Who is mischievous

Proverbs 24:8

He who plans to do evil will be called a mischief-maker.

Psalm 28:3

Drag me not away with the wicked, with the workers of iniquity, who speak peace with their neighbors, but malice and mischief are in their hearts.

Isaiah 59:1-4

Behold, the Lord's hand is not shortened at all, that it cannot save, nor His ear dull with deafness, that it cannot hear. But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden His face from you, so that He will not hear. For your hands are defiled with blood and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness. read more.
None sues or calls in righteousness [but for the sake of doing injury to others -- "to take some undue advantage]; no one goes to law honestly and pleads [his case] in truth; they trust in emptiness, worthlessness and futility, and speaking lies! They conceive mischief and bring forth evil!

Mischief » Who speaks of mischief

Proverbs 24:1-2

Be not envious of evil men, nor desire to be with them; For their minds plot oppression and devise violence, and their lips talk of causing trouble and vexation.

Psalm 52:1-7

Why boast you of mischief done against the loving-kindness of God [and the godly], O mighty [sinful] man, day after day? Your tongue devises wickedness; it is like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. You love evil more than good, and lying rather than to speak righteousness, justice, and right. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! read more.
You love all destroying and devouring words, O deceitful tongue. God will likewise break you down and destroy you forever; He will lay hold of you and pluck you out of your tent and uproot you from the land of the living. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! The [uncompromisingly] righteous also shall see [it] and be in reverent fear and awe, but about you they will [scoffingly] laugh, saying, See, this is the man who made not God his strength (his stronghold and high tower) but trusted in and confidently relied on the abundance of his riches, seeking refuge and security for himself through his wickedness.

Mischief » Feet that run to mischief

Proverbs 6:16-18

These six things the Lord hates, indeed, seven are an abomination to Him: A proud look [the spirit that makes one overestimate himself and underestimate others], a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, A heart that manufactures wicked thoughts and plans, feet that are swift in running to evil,

Mischief » Who shall be filled with mischief

Proverbs 12:21

No [actual] evil, misfortune, or calamity shall come upon the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil, misfortune, and calamity.

Mischief » Who thinks mischief is fun

Proverbs 10:23

It is as sport to a [self-confident] fool to do wickedness, but to have skillful and godly Wisdom is pleasure and relaxation to a man of understanding.

Mischief » Those that seek mischief

Proverbs 11:27

He who diligently seeks good seeks [God's] favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come upon him.